Nadal Wins Twelfth French Open

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Championship Match: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [4] Dominic Thiem (AUT) Nadal did not go into this year’s Roland Garros with his usual dominance. In a year when he has been plagued by numerous injuries and ailments, Nadal was lacking in clay court titles. Today’s opponent got the best of Nadal in…

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Nadal Into 12th French Open Final

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) got to his twelfth French Open final today; however, going into this match, Nadal had lost the last five matches to his opponent, [3] Roger Federer (SUI). This would be their thirty-ninth meeting and despite their recent record, Nadal had never lost to Federer at Roland Garros. Their…

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Barty’s Road To 1st Major Final

ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE [8] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) will play teenager, [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE). There were almost two teenagers in the final at Roland Garros; [51] Amanda Anisimova (USA) won the first set and had a 3-1 lead in the second set before the wheels came off. If you ever doubt that pressure can affect…

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Teenage Movement in Full Effect

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Seventeen-year-old [51] Amanda Anisimova (USA) did the unthinkable; in their first meeting she defeated the defending champion, [3] Simona Halep (ROU), in straight sets. The New Jersey native is into her first major semifinals and she has done so without dropping a set. I don’t know how many people expected this, but…

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Vondrousova Bucks The Trend

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE BOTTOM HALF: Women’s Semifinalists [31] Petra Martic (CRO) was feeling a little under the weather yesterday and that was perhaps the slight dip in level that [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) needed. Martic served for the first set 5-3 up but could not close it out. They traded two breaks each in the…

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2019 Roland Garros Quarterfinals

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Men’s Quarter-finalists [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) is on a mission and so is his opponent [5] Alexander Zverev (GER). Their head-to-head is tied 2:2 with Zverev winning their only encounter on clay. However, Zverev has been struggling to find his confidence and that may play right into the hands of the Serbian….

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